Polly always knew that Seth was a good catch - the darling of the interior design world, so cutting-edge they have to invent awards for him. With a handsome husband, a fabulous home and an exciting job in a Bond Street art gallery, Polly has everything she could possibly want - except a baby. Neighbour Ginnie has three kids, but she'd gladly swap one for Polly's collection of shoes. Ginnie is restless for something more - and her publisher husband Julian is starting to flinch when the bills come in. Then American media mogul Simon Harte moves into the corner house, and life gets more intriguing. Suddenly everyone wants to know what exactly is Harte's desire . . .